Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to turn out for Patrick's Day events all over the capital today.
Traffic restrictions are in place on most parade routes and people are advised to plan their route before travelling.
The President Michael D Higgins will attend the Parade in the city centre which kicks off at 12.
— St. Patrick's Festival (@stpatricksfest) March 17, 2018
Grand Marshall for the parade is Game Of Thrones star Liam Cunningham and he says it's an "extraordinary honour."
— Andrew Lowth (@AndrewLowth1) March 17, 2018
The International Guest of Honour for the parade is Star Wars actor Mark Hamill.
On the eve of our #StPatricksFest Parade it’s an honour to be with the @USEmbassyDublin & @DisneyStudiosIE for a #CreativeMinds conversation with our International Guest of Honour @HamillHimself. - Tá súil agam go mbheaidh an fórsa leat! #StPatricksDay pic.twitter.com/soqcFo7rUo
— St. Patrick's Festival (@stpatricksfest) March 16, 2018
Anyone travelling to the St Patrick’s Day Parade in Dublin is asked to leave their car at home, or outside the M50 ring road.
Traffic restrictions will be in place across the capital, as hundreds of thousands of viewers come into the city.
Happy #StPatricksDay! â˜˜ï¸
Here's our round-up of the biggest parades and events around the country today - plus an interactive map.https://t.co/4L2TEffJXB
— AA Roadwatch (@aaroadwatch) March 17, 2018
Anyone attending the parade in Dublin this afternoon is advised to wrap up warmly!
Temperatures are set to plummet to around 1 degree in Dublin, with some snow possible.
Today will be a cold, windy day. Wintry showers in the east, but mainly dry further west. Highest temperatures in the west 5 to 7 degrees this morning, but only 2 or 3 degrees at best in the east with added wind chill. pic.twitter.com/4qLmSy1k6g
— Met Éireann (@MetEireann) March 17, 2018